JPD names officer of the year

Source: JPD

Chief Rick Elliott announced the Jonesboro Police Department’s 2017 Officer of the Year and honored other officers at the annual Jonesboro Police Department Association’s (JPDA) Christmas party.

Cpl. Danny Stallings was the recipient of this year’s award for his dedication to duty, dependability, and excellent attitude. Cpl. Stallings has been with JPD for over 20 years and is currently assigned to the traffic unit as a motorcycle officer.

“He is an example to his fellow officers of the right attitude to bring to work every day. He is a joy to work with and I am grateful to have him on our team,” Chief Elliott said of Cpl. Stallings.

Chief Elliott also presented numerous other awards, which are listed below:

  • Sgt. Karen Oldham: Meritorious Service Award
  • Sgt. John Porbeck: Top Gun Award
  • Life Saving Award:
    o Inv. Jason Chester: Stabbing incident- 401 N. Rogers (2016)
    o Ptl. Trent Talley: Stabbing incident- 401 N. Rogers (2016)
    o Inv. Erik Johnson: Aiding fellow officer in a medical emergency/Basement shooting
    o Sgt. Trey Dupuy: Shooting incident- 1308 Daybreak Dr
    o Ptl. Nicholas Carmichael: Shooting incident- 1308 Daybreak Dr
    o PFC Ryan Crawford: Shooting incident- 1308 Daybreak Dr
    o PFC Nathan Ivy: Severe injury accident
    o Ptl. Casey Moore: Severe injury accident
    o Ptl. Trey Chism: Shooting incident- 833 Hope St.
    o Sgt. Bob Geha: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o Cpl. Heath Loggains: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o Ptl. Tanner Huff: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o PFC Nathan Coleman: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o PFC Bryan Davis: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o Ptl. Brandon Butler: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o Inv. Bryan Bailey: Shooting incident- The Basement
    o Cpl. PJ Williams: Shooting incident- The Basement

Press Release – JPD

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